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Do you want a dark theme for foobar2000 ?

Yes
[ 46 ] (76.7%)
No
[ 14 ] (23.3%)

Total Members Voted: 60

Topic: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN. (Read 9072 times) previous topic - next topic
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Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #50
Fun fact, the Luna Silver theme has a color key bug on the mouseover Start button, where the soft edges of the button were accidentally blended with the color key, causing a few stray pixels of slightly-off-magenta to be visible.

Fun fact: MS was ahead of the curve in employing persons with disabilities, unfortunately they assigned color blind to the UI team.

(sorry as much as I look fwd to this thread sinking, I couldn't resist)

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #51
Kudos to the dev team for their guiding philosophy of putting out the music player they think is right and telling those who don't like it to stfu. It is very much appreciated. Foobar, with some tweaking, is the only music player that plays my music the way I want it played. I've even become fond of its byzantine, classic-looking UI.

Speaking of which, I just had to reinstall Foobar after a catastrophic failure of Windows. My old Foobar did have dark panels with yellow / orange text (which makes me wonder what this whole thread is about), however, I can not figure out how to reproduce that look in my new install. Any pointers are appreciated. Thank you!

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #52
You change the panel colours by using the View menu>Layout>Quick setup and browsing through the Color schemes. Or you can customise them manually under Preferences>Display>Default UI>Colors and fonts.

All the grumbling in this thread is about the window frames/menus/tabs/scrollbars etc which are mostly grey/white depending on windows theme.

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #53
dark theme is cool, but not friendly to eyes. however if you really want dark theme, then why not try already made dark theme packages like `CaTRoX` or something similar?

i would prefer that foobar2000 keep DUI simple and easy to use. If i want dark theme then i may introduce wsh panel mod and port catrox or some other theme to DUI.

or fb dev grp just make another ui component and keep DUI as it is.
A rose will bloom, it then will fade.

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #54
dark theme is cool, but not friendly to eyes. however if you really want dark theme, then why not try already made dark theme packages like `CaTRoX` or something similar?

i would prefer that foobar2000 keep DUI simple and easy to use. If i want dark theme then i may introduce wsh panel mod and port catrox or some other theme to DUI.

or fb dev grp just make another ui component and keep DUI as it is.
If you don't want to change the color, just don't touch it.

I don't see how adding a global color customization makes more complex at all the UI, DUI or CUI. Having a third UI just for an extra option which should have been from the start makes even less sense.

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #55
dark theme is cool, but not friendly to eyes. however if you really want dark theme, then why not try already made dark theme packages like `CaTRoX` or something similar?

i would prefer that foobar2000 keep DUI simple and easy to use. If i want dark theme then i may introduce wsh panel mod and port catrox or some other theme to DUI.

or fb dev grp just make another ui component and keep DUI as it is.
If you don't want to change the color, just don't touch it.

I don't see how adding a global color customization makes more complex at all the UI, DUI or CUI. Having a third UI just for an extra option which should have been from the start makes even less sense.

if you agree it's easy or simple or something else then you just make it and that will be good.
A rose will bloom, it then will fade.

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #56
Just to make Windows-only users envious: this is a DUI layout on Linux KDE (default Breeze Dark theme) with classic (Win95) application theme that is made dark by registry settings. fb2k Highlight color is set to blue, selection color to green.

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Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #57
A dark theme would be nice to help me complete my almost-perfect (for me) layout (Columns UI). I want it to look exactly like this except with darker (or maybe orange?) panel borders, and darker controls at the top. Changing to an already-dark theme or trying to just hide the grey parts would throw away all of the customization I've made over the years. Right now, foobar2000 functions perfectly for me except for the color of the grey parts.

I have no coding abilities beyond simple title script formatting, and I'm not able to learn any time soon.
Think millionaire, but with cannons.

Re: Request: Dark theme -- yeah, I know, AGAIN.

Reply #58
Thinking about it, I suppose I personally don't particularly care about a dark theme. I want to be able to override the interface colors to something I choose. Just my thoughts on it. I'm pretty happy as-is.
Think millionaire, but with cannons.